Category Archives: 310 Miles – Memorial Day 16-17

Back At It

I went for a 5K run before lunch today.  I was not really in the mood for it.  And, it was chilly – fifty, but, with NO SUN.  Yet, I really had no excuse not to go. I ran the … Continue reading

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Trying

I went for a 5K run after breakfast.  First time out in nearly three weeks.  It was perfect weather out  there – sunny, fifty and a slight breeze. The battery in my GPS went dead.  I probably covered the 3.1 … Continue reading

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Not Dead Yet

I went for a 5K  run at 10:30 AM today.  First time out in 9 days.  Same old excuses. It was cool – in the low 40′s – but, sunny.  I ran the whole 3.1 miles and finished strong.  Total … Continue reading

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Trying To Get Back

I went for a 5K run before lunch today.  First time out in THREE WEEKS.  All sorts of excuses – depression, job interviews, weather – including a fluke snow and ice storm last week! I ran the whole 3.1 miles … Continue reading

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Blah

I went for a 5K run this morning after breakfast. It was warm (55 degrees) but cloudy.  (It started to rain on me as I was finishing.) This was my first time out in 5 days.  I had family stuff … Continue reading

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What Just Happened?

I had things to do today.  But, it was sunny and sixty out at 9:30 AM today.  Seriously! On February 24th!  My goodness… So, how could I not go for a 5K run?  I really pushed myself out there today.  … Continue reading

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Wow

It was another crazy weather day, today, like yesterday.  So, I just had to get out there for a 5K run before lunch. I felt pretty strong.  And, my mind was really distracted.  I ran the whole 3.1 miles in … Continue reading

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Really

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. It was overcast – but, fifty degrees (!) when I headed out. For kicks, I decided to run my toughest “normal” route. And, I cannot remember the last time I ran … Continue reading

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Bueno

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. Perfect running weather – sunny, fifty, and just a breeze in some spots. I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:37. Felt strong at the end too. I have now run … Continue reading

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O.K.

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It’s been 9 days since the last time. Some of that was due to the snow. A lot of it was due to me being a failure. I ran the entire … Continue reading

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What’s The Date?

It’s February 8th. I went for a 5K run today before lunch – wearing shorts and a long sleeve t-shirt, because it was 50 degrees outside! And, it’s supposed to go up to 60 later today! Of course, the forecast … Continue reading

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Hard

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. It was cool; but, sunny. Today was HARD. I really had to PUSH myself. But, I did it. I ran the whole 3.1 miles, although my time was 29:07. I have … Continue reading

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I’ll Take It

I went for a 5K run after breakfast today. First time out in a week. It was sunny – but cool. In fact, I was cold for the first mile – although I was sweating like a pig at the … Continue reading

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Bad & Good

First, the bad news. I got on the scale after breakfast today. It read 198.2 pounds. That’s about what it’s been lately and it’s 21 pounds too many. I did go for a 5K run after breakfast as well. First … Continue reading

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Wow

Sunny and really warm (45) today. So, I went for a 5K run after breakfast. It was HARD and I had to use all the tricks. But, I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 29:09. Wow. I have now run … Continue reading

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How Did That Happen?

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. I was thinking that it would be too cold – for me! – because it was 35 with a real feel of 30. But, the sun is SO STRONG today that … Continue reading

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That Sucked

I went for a run in between breakfast and lunch today. It was a crazy 60 degrees out there!!! I got to the 2.4 mile mark and then I had to walk twice. I covered the whole 3.1 miles in … Continue reading

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Better

I went for a 5K run after breakfast. First time out there in a week. Really, no excuse not to get out there. It’s sunny and a freaky 45 degrees out there. I had to walk from 2.4 to 2.5 … Continue reading

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Ugh

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. First attempted run in over 3 weeks. It was brutal. All this extra weight probably didn’t help. I got to 2.07 miles before having to break down into a walk. And, … Continue reading

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Pretty Much As Expected

I went for a 5K run at 10:30 AM today. It was my first run in two weeks. Why? Say…75% crappy weather, 20% depression and 5% been busy. At the 2.25 mile mark, I had to walk a bit. Did … Continue reading

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Well, That Sucked

I went for a 5K run at 11 AM today. It was sunny – but windy, which made it feel colder than the actual temperature. At the 2.2 mile mark, I caved and had to walk in three instances. Maybe … Continue reading

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Nice

I went for a 5K run before lunch today. I was not really in the mood to do it. But, the forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday is for 100% rain. So, that pushed me into it. I labored. But, I … Continue reading

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Effort

I went for a 5K run at 11:30 AM today. It was sunny, but, cool – and breezy in spots. It was an effort, but, I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:26. I have now run 130.2 miles since … Continue reading

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Not So Black Friday

I went for a 5K run at 10:30 AM today. Good running weather – 50 degrees and cloudy. Only a slight wind in one spot. I ran the whole 3.1 miles in 28:36 and felt strong doing it. Worked up … Continue reading

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Slow But Good

It’s been 4 days since my last run. Saturday, we were very busy. And, the last three days had rain and 50 MPH wind gusts – and COLD. Even this morning, it was cold and windy. The windchill was just … Continue reading

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